The Breit Mark Factor: That Burning Liberal Epiphany You Just Had? It’s Just Gas.

By the amount of Facebook posts and idiotic replies in the comment sections of the dozen or so news articles I read every day, liberalism is beginning to sound a lot like elitism. Hypocritical statements, faux outrage and misguided political correctness have caused me to be more at odds with progressives than I feel comfortable with. Shut the fuck up and […]

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COLUMN: Rocket To Greenwich – My Time With Furious George

  There we were frantically rushing equipment from a yellow taxi, through the front door of the venue and onto the side of the stage of Brooklyn’s legendary The Grand Victory. When we first entered the place we were greeted by Sean, the venue’s bookie and general manager who directed us to the backstage/green-room area that doubled as a storage […]

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12 things that need to stop happening on social media

These things just need to stop. 1. The four-frame photo that says what one sentence could. Hey, people who do this… Did you know that uhm, You’re trying to make stupid Seem cool and edgy. (It’s not. It’s still stupid.) Stop. 2. Snarky comments over generic memes. Because why ever preoccupy yourself with figuring out something worthwhile to say when there […]

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The Case for Indie Music Promoters – An Observation From a Former Music Exec

The Reverend Horton Heat are playing in West Palm Beach this weekend and I bet that you had absolutely no idea. The godfather of modern rockabilly will be within a 50 mile radius of the core readership of this publication and no one knows a damn thing about it. From personal experience, I have found that venues too many times circumvent the […]

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PODCAST INTERVIEW: Joe Queer Fires Back At Accusations of Racism

Last week the owner of Don Giovanni Records, Joe Steinhardt, made a public comment calling for Recess Records and Asian Man Records to “completely disassociate with sexist, racist, and homophobic punk bands like The Queers and Screeching Weasel.” The event was triggered by Joe Queer’s support for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on his personal Facebook page. Queer’s comment has […]

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5 NEW RECORDS THAT YOU NEED TO JUMP ON NOW

Every other week I write micro blurb reviews of amazing new music. Below is the latest batch of music that you need to check out. Dwarves – The Dwarves Invented Rock & Roll Blag & company could literally put sounds of themselves shitting onto tape and it’d still sound better than anything your band will ever dream of. After thirty years The Dwarves are still schooling bands and […]

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